ESP Biography


Major: Education (Language & Literacy)

College/Employer: Harvard Graduate School of Education

Year of Graduation: G

Picture of Divya Somasundaram

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Past Classes

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S9211: Introduction to Linguistics in HSSP Spring 2015 (Feb. 21, 2015)
How far does the language you speak determine the way you think? What accounts for the different ways you speak to different groups of people in your lives? Why do you keep hearing "Starbucks lovers" in that Taylor Swift song? How did the English language come to be what it is today? How has the English language evolved in other parts of the world? If you have ever wondered about any or all of these questions, this class is for you! :D This course will explore the different domains of English linguistics ranging from the more theoretical structural features of the language from its syntax and its sound system to the more descriptive sociolinguistics and a little bit of historical linguistics. Class sessions will involve fun activities, discussions and puzzles about language that you'll be able to work through together! Come prepared to have fun and learn more the English language!